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Utilities Product Integration Layer

This feature enables you to use an interface to the SAP S/4HANA Utilities solution to automate the translation of a commodity product defined in an external system into billing master data and sales master data in SAP S/4HANA Utilities. Customers can use their existing rate category and billing schema by way of a framework that enables flexible mapping between SAP S/4HANA Utilities rate operands and the attributes of the product. The mapped product attributes are stored as operand values.

Technical Details



Functional Localization

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Scope Item

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Application Component

IS-U-BI-PI (Utilities Product Integration Layer)

Available As Of

SAP S/4HANA 1909

Additional Details

  • Enables product managers to create commodity products without dependency on IT billing experts

  • Shortens the time-to-market for new commodity products by automating the manual steps required in SAP S/4HANA Utilities

  • Enables intuitive integration of external products tools into SAP S/4HANA Utilities

Effects on Customizing

In Customizing, you can define the mapping of commodity product attributes to billing master data. For more information, see Customizing for Define Mapping of Commodity Product Attributes to Billing Master Data under Start of the navigation pathSAP Utilities Next navigation step Contract Billing Next navigation step Product IntegrationEnd of the navigation path.